Did you guys hear that Deena Kastor sidelined herself from the Olympic Marathon Trials this weekend? It must be absolutely heartbreaking to pull out of such an important race so close to race day. 217 more words
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Deena Kastor won’t try to make history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials on Saturday.
Kastor, 42 and the last U.S. woman to earn an Olympic marathon medal (bronze, 2004), will not contest the 26.2-mile race in Los Angeles due to a recent glute muscle strain. 204 more words
Twice in recent men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials history the weather has been a significant factor. This coming Saturday in Los Angeles that number will jump to three as temperatures in LA have been forecast for the low-70sF (21C) at the 10 a.m. 1,401 more words